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Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Picasso) 

Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Picasso) 

Hueco: V4 Font: 6B

Type:  Boulder, 16'
Consensus:  Hueco: V4 Font: 6B [details]
FA: James March
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 18, 2009

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Nearing the top of Sunshine Daydream. Thanks for t...

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SDS and work up the fractured crack system and horizontals to a a final heady move reaching blindly for a finishing jug. Classic.

Yo Picasso is named for a self portrait done in 1901.


Center of the north face.


pads, spotter

Photos of Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Picasso) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Picasso) (V4), Tramway
Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Picasso) (V4), Tramway
Rock Climbing Photo: Eyeing the finish of Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Pic...
Eyeing the finish of Sunshine Daydream (aka Yo Pic...
Rock Climbing Photo: Setting up for a knee-bar, just before the crux mo...
Setting up for a knee-bar, just before the crux mo...
Rock Climbing Photo: Plenty of sweet jams in this crack.
Plenty of sweet jams in this crack.

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Jul 27, 2009

Originally Named Yo Picasso. Unaware of James' ascent, the climb became well known as Sunshine Daydream. Yo Picasso seems to be making a comeback tho!
By RyanJames
May 28, 2012

Climbs more like a route: CLASSIC!
May 29, 2015

There are a lot of different ways to climb this. The most obvious variations are: 1) follow the guidebook description: sit start and climb sloping rails. This way the technical crux is about 8' up.
2) climb the crack directly via jams and jugs inside it, the problem is much easier this way and the crux becomes the last move. Either way the last move is for sure the dreaded "mental crux." Super classic, one of the best and prettiest problems at the Tram IMHO.
By Jan Tarculas
From: Riverside, Ca
Aug 4, 2015
rating: V3+ 6A+


If you know how to hand jam this climb feels more like a V3. I was able to relax and chill half way up the problem and get really bomber hand jams in the horizontal and vertical crack midway up. Knee bar helps
Aug 5, 2015

The true line actually travels the face to the right of the chimney, which is the classic v4. Back in the day, the chimney was a rotting mess, so the obvious thing to climb was the beautiful clean rails to the right. The chimney is probably v0+, by oldschool standards!

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